David has over 45 years experience in the aviation industry. This is founded on a technician apprenticeship with BOAC, progressing onto a development engineer in technical services.
He then held various positions after leaving BA, including product support engineer, key account manager and FE lecturer in avionics engineering. These roles covered a range of avionic systems including: flight management systems, auto flight control systems, flight instruments, engine sensors and fire protection systems.
David's final role was Head of Airworthiness in the design office at Gama Aviation. Now retired, David's interests include sailing, cycling and swimming.